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Career Essentials : Essentials of Psychological Assessment - Jeffrey P. Prince

Career Essentials

Essentials of Psychological Assessment

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Published: 15th September 2000
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* Complete coverage of interpretation, test construction, applications, and reporting<br> * Expert advice on avoiding common pitfalls<br> * Conveniently formatted for rapid reference<br> <br> <br> Confidently acquire the knowledge and skills you need to conduct, interpret, apply, and report career interest assessments<br> <br> Essentials of Career Interest Assessment provides step-by-step advice for interpreting and using today's most popular career interest assessments, including the Strong Interest Inventory(TM), the Campbell(TM) Interest and Skill Survey, the Self-Directed Search, and other innovative career interest assessment tools. Providing essential information required to understand and evaluate these valuable instruments, this book will help you acquire the confidence and skills<br> <br> Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you to gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.<br> <br> Advance Praise for essentials of career interest assessment<br> <br> "Presents easy-to-read, key practical information on the most popular career interest assessments. The chapters are clear and concise, presenting valuable information for professionals in applied settings.

"In this evidence-based guide for nurses, allied health professionals, social workers, physical activity leaders, and coaches, Carless (Carnegie Research Institute, Leeds Metropolitan U., UK) and Douglas (exercise, nutrition, and health, U. of Bristol, UK) examine a unique topic: the beneficial role of sport and physical activity in the treatment of mental health problems. They address both the role of physical activity in these individual's lives and the types of activity most likely to be useful. They cover the experience of mental health problems, processes of recovery, research in the area of physical activity, and what is missing from research; stories of individuals who have experienced mental health problems and the effects of physical activity; and different settings and factors, the needs of women, providing social support, and practitioner views." (Book News Inc, November 2010)

Overview.

Strong Interest Inventory.

Campbell Interest and Skill Survey.

Self-Directed Search.

Illustrative Case Report.

Other Types of Interest Assessment.

References.

Annotated Bibliography.

Index.

About the Authors.

ISBN: 9780471353652
ISBN-10: 0471353655
Series: Essentials of Psychological Assessment
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 15th September 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.57 x 14.0  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Annotated